Downey Roofing & Contracting (Ocean Ridge Roofer) is a licensed state certified roofing contractor known for its decades of services in providing long lasting and affordable roofing solutions to the residents and businesses of South Florida.

Downey is acknowledged to be Ocean Ridge’s finest roofing company. We are a family run business who firmly believe in going that extra mile in providing the best roof for your house. Our commitment to keep you and your family or business safe is unwavering and non-negotiable.


Ocean Ridge Roofer’s deep commitment to our customers have earned us glowing testimonials and reviews from customers and businesses.

Research well about roofing before you starts short listing any contractor. Read on to increase your knowledge on the subject, along with tips that will really help. You may learn something you had never considered, which can result in you saving a lot of money.

If you notice a leak, check both the roof’s foundation and the shingles. But don’t leave it right after finding the faulty leak instead search the entire roof for any other problem. If there’s dry rot, water will seep in. Look out for every possible place that water can enter so that the problem gets taken care of completely. But remember not to climb up the roof in wet, snowy or icy conditions for repairing.  A slippery or wet roof could cause you to fall; this may result in a bad injury or worse. Only work on your roof if the weather is dry and sunny and that too with proper safety gear. But don’t fret if you can’t spot the leak at one go. You will be able to locate the leaking spot by applying water with a hose and having a helper look for the leak below.

Always keep the roof clear of sticks, leaves and excess debris. Too much debris on your roof can cause water to build up. When you have water on your roof, the wood beneath the shingle may rot, which can lead to costly leaks.

Make sure that the Ocean Ridge Roofing company you hire has experience. Talk to your family, friends, co-workers, etc. for suggestions on roofing contractors. It is important mainly because you won’t want to have your repairs be done poorly, as they will only cost you more in the future. Find out that they have proper license or not along with the warranty on their work. Some contractors might offer better deals than others. On top of that, be sure to get the warranty and the estimate in writing, so you will have this information on hand. That way, there cannot be any disagreement about the terms later on.

You may be looking for some unique and differently styled roof. Talk to your roofing contractor if they are experienced in that sort of roofing or not. Don’t take chances with your roof, go only for the expert. You can also try for a brand new roof if you want to watch out for the environment, like the living roof. This type of roof has soil that can grow vegetation. You must have a flat roof for this design and there are some climate considerations, but a living roof may also provide insulation.

Take good care of your roof and keep in mind the mentioned details.